Rob Toews


Rob Toews is a Partner at Radical Ventures where he leads the firm’s investment efforts in the Bay Area.

Prior to joining Radical, Rob was a VC at Highland Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s artificial intelligence practice. At Highland, Rob sourced and co-led investments in StackRox (acquired by Red Hat), Domino Data Lab, Eko and Idelic.

Previously, he spent several years in the world of autonomous vehicles, including helping lead the Strategy team at Zoox (acquired by Amazon for $1.3 billion) and working on autonomous vehicle policy in the White House under President Obama. He started his career in management consulting at Bain & Company.

Rob writes a regular column for Forbes about the big picture of artificial intelligence.

Rob holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a JD from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude), and an undergraduate degree from Stanford (Phi Beta Kappa).

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